A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been recently signed between Apeejay Stya University (ASU) and apex industry chamber PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI). The MoU will facilitate incubating ideas, two-way knowledge-sharing, new product development, scale-up & technology transfers, skill development and other areas.
In a special message, Sushma Paul Berlia, Co-Founder and Chancellor, ASU said, “Industry-academia interface has always been a focus area in our approach to education. The MoU with the PHD Chamber would provide a formal basis for joint collaboration between industry and academia to develop required skills in a path towards excellence.”
Berlia is also Chairperson, Apeejay Stya and Svran Group and Apeejay Education, which runs 24 educational institutions across India.
Sanjay Aggarwal, President, PHDCCI, said, “Industry leaders’ knowledge through lectures, workshops, seminars and faculty development programs etc. will help academia to have the knowhow of industry’s requirements and will help in bridging the skill gap.”